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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against products and services offered by the IBM Data & AI organization. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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Enable Podman support for Symphony 7.3.1

We are running Sym 7.3.1 with couple of patches from IBM and now we are looking for running container workload in RHEL8 Podman. We will need Podman support for Sym 7.3.1 on RHEL8.
13 days ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 0 Submitted

Please certify Java 17 for Symphony 7.3.1

We have a business need to start using Java 17. Please certify it for Spectrum Symphony 7.3.1
26 days ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 3 Under review

Support EGO service using EGO_SERVICE_CREDENTIAL to log on to HostFactory Rest Server as it is supported to log on to other Symphony components

Spectrum Symphony has the general feature for EGO service, where credential is passed to the service through EGO_SERVICE_CREDENTIAL so the service can log on to various components of Symphony, like egosh user logon/soamlogon, EGO general rest api....
28 days ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 1 Under review

support installing primary host in silent mode

When moving Symphony clusters to AWS/Azure, not allowing to install primary host(first one) in a silent mode such as Windows bat script is really unfriendly to us. And brough us lots of inconvenience and extra work. Can you make it happen in 7.3 a...
3 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 0 Future consideration

Parent-child not preserving loaded libraries in onCreateService with StandbyService

When using parent child with standbyServices, when parent yields, libraries are not preserved and need to be reloaded. This is due to Parent SI performing restart, so all tasks except one execute with regular execution time. But one task that is a...
8 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 1 Not under consideration

SOAM_DISCONNECTION_TIMEOUT not working on SMC scenario

Regarding the issue of TestSleepJob hang when SMC is enabled, after long discussion with Yudong Wang in IBM, Yudong and dev team finally suggest to raise a RFE for the fix The conclusion on IBM is : The SOAM_DISCONNECTION_TIMEOUT was originally de...
9 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 1 Not under consideration

RHEL9 support

IBM/Redhat has released RHEL9 in May 2022. We are looking to directly upgrade to the latest RHEL Linux version.
9 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 3 Not under consideration

Change VEMKD Behavior when unable to access vemkd/container/event file

After receiving RFE 145547 (patch build 563255), there was an occurrence where VEMKD continually restarted due to not being able to access the $EGO_CONFDIR/../../kernel/work/vemkd/container/event file. I'm requesting a similar patch to RFE 145547 ...
about 2 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 2 Not under consideration

build RFE 148364 for 7.3.1

build RFE 148364 for 7.3.1
about 2 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 2 Functionality already exists

build RFE 147841 for 7.3.1

build RFE 147841 for 7.3.1
about 2 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 2 Functionality already exists